Brass syringe, French, early 17th century.

Image number: 10289173

Brass syringe, French, early 17th century.

This type of syringe was probably used for drawing blood or extracting poisons from the body.

Image number:
10289173
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:47
Image rights:
Science Museum